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Sebastien Ogier plans Le Mans attempt after WRC retirement

Sebastien Ogier, WRC 2017

Five-time World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier says the Le Mans 24 Hours is high on his list for when he retires from the WRC.

Ogier already has significant racing experience, having competed in two Porsche Supercup races as well as GT outings in an Audi R8 LMS and Ferrari F430 Scuderia.

He also tested a Red Bull Formula 1 car this summer.

"When I stop WRC I'll try something else for sure," said Ogier.

"I want to do Le Mans one day, that's clearly something I want to do.

"But there might be also other things."

There had been suggestions Ogier might retire this year as he mulled his options for the 2018 WRC season, but the 33-year-old decided it was too soon to quit.

"I'm sure I'll be finding some other option, because staying home when you're 33... it's a bit too early, I think. I get bored very quickly," said Ogier.

"I'm sure there will be other kind of racing for me.

"Right now I'm focusing on WRC because it's already an intense championship, and I want to spend some time as well at home and take some care of my family too."

Running with the private M-Sport WRC team, Ogier's contract requires him to do fewer corporate promotion days between events than if he was with a factory.

Sebastien Ogier, WRC 2017

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